Workplace Education

The Adult Education Coordinator at RESA 8 meets with employers to promote the West Virginia Workplace Education Program and to coordinate related onsite classes. The Regional Coordinator cooperates with statewide Workplace Education Program staff in developing specific adult basic education classes within business locations in the RESA 8 region. Services to business and industry include:

  • Customized essential skill training in the communication, math, and writing skills needed in the workplace today.
  • Basic computer classes on-site using our portable computer labs in topics such as keyboarding, introduction to computers, and introduction to the Internet.
  • Assessment and instruction in work process skills, such as taking responsibility, teamwork, having a sense of quality, adapting to change.
  • Pre-hire classes for potential employees for new or expanding businesses in essential basic skills targeted to the needs of the company.

Employers interested in more information about participating in the WV Workplace Education program may contact:


John Holmes, Adult Education Coordinator, RESA 8, 304-267-3595, x.122, jjholmes@k12.wv.us


Tina White, Workplace Specialist, RESA 1, 304-256-4712

tnmwhite@k12.wv.us